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July 2, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT answers your questions about U.S. politics.

July 2, 2009

Q: Was Obama rude to wounded veterans during a visit to the National Naval Medical Center?

A: A chain e-mail that makes such a claim gets several facts wrong and is disputed by an official who was present at the meeting.

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